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Best Practices for Combating Spear Phishing

As we head into 2020, it’s clear that cybercriminals will continue using spear-phishing attacks as a go-to tactic for attacking victims. In these breaches, attackers heavily research their targets and craft carefully designed messages, usually impersonating a trusted colleague, website, or business. The attacks are designed to steal login credentials, financial data, and other information…

Consumers Targeted with GDPR Phishing Scams

The approaching May 25, 2018 deadline for GDPR compliance has businesses hurrying to update their privacy policies while cyber criminals are  capitalizing on their need to re-consent their databases. It is very common for scammers to use current event trends as bait for social engineering attacks.  People are more likely to be expecting these types…